Carlo Neri infiltrated progressive groups and betrayed innocent people. Now the disgraced Met undercover faces new claims over his conduct
Thursday 15th Sep 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
SPY COPS’ lawyers battled it out at the Pitchford inquiry yesterday over whether the state has to tell families if police stole the identities of their dead children.
Chairman Sir Christopher Pitchford heard from barristers on whether it was in the public interest to expose...
Thursday 23rd Jun 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
THERE will be no blanket ban on naming undercover officers at a public inquiry into secret police tactics, it was decided yesterday.
Inquiry chairman Lord Justice Pitchford is to consider “on a case-by-case basis” 33 applications for secrecy, including from police moles and...
Wednesday 4th May 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
VICTIMS of police spying must be protected from police “recrimination” and the prospect of their testimony being used later against friends and comrades at the forthcoming Pitchford inquiry, their lawyers told a hearing yesterday.
Inquiry chairman Christopher Pitchford...
Thursday 28th Apr 2016
UNDERCOVER coppers appear to have targeted politicians, including Jeremy Corbyn, because they were “associated with the left wing of the Labour party,” a hearing was told yesterday.
Lawyers acting on behalf of a group of current and former MPs warned that hearing evidence...
Thursday 24th Mar 2016
VICTIMS of police spying are not prepared to “reopen wounds” if the undercover policing inquiry accepts cops’ arguments for keeping identities under wraps, a hearing was told yesterday.
The Metropolitan Police is pressing for the details of covert operations to remain...
Wednesday 23rd Mar 2016
POLICE chiefs attempting to block public hearings into covert surveillance should open up and “admit what went on,” John McDonnell said yesterday.
The shadow chancellor’s intervention came ahead of a hearing of the undercover policing inquiry today, at which chairman...
Tuesday 22nd Mar 2016
THE father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence has urged Lord Justice Pitchford not to hold a “public inquiry” in secret.
Neville Lawrence called for a probe into the Metropolitan Police Special Demonstration Squad activities when it was revealed its covert officers had...
A WOMAN with business interests in construction was spied on by Special Branch after her half-brother bribed a police officer, an inquiry into undercover policing heard yesterday.
Judge Christopher Pitchford’s investigation into covert police tactics was ordered after cases were...
Thursday 8th Oct 2015
Blacklisted workers granted ‘core participant’ status at Pitchford inquiry into undercovers
Wednesday 7th Oct 2015